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wlgspotter

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#19300 12-Feb-2008 13:53
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Hi:

I'm wondering, if anyone of you here knows, whether is there an option (or any plans to make available) an options for VFX to notify us via, say SMS/text message when there's a new message left on your voicemail?  I know it can do email forwarding, and even email the message attachment via email, but I think the SMS/text option would be handy especially if we're out on the road.

I kond of miss my Telecom voicemail.call minder option where I get a text each time I receive a new voicemaail message. 

Any ideas anyone?

Thanks.

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  #110083 12-Feb-2008 14:08
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It is possible on Vodafone. You can forward voicemails to your vodafone email account and set up text alerts in the vodafone email account. The only downfall is that text alerts are 20 cents each. I don't know if Telecom have anything similar.

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  #110121 12-Feb-2008 18:03
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Another option is if you have a domin name etxt from telecom and txtmail from vodafone allow you to send an email from your domain name to 02xxxxxxxx@etxt.co.nz or 02xxxxxxxx@txtmail.co.nz respectively.

Again though these cost 20c




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  #110132 12-Feb-2008 18:39
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hairy1: I don't know if Telecom have anything similar.


I think you can set up an Xtra email address to alert you on your 027 when a new email arrives. I got email notifications of voice messages left on my VFX going to my Vodafone address and it works quite well even see the number of the person who called you in the text as well.

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  #110146 12-Feb-2008 19:17
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Try email to: 6421nnnnnn@sms.vodafone.net.nz
This will work for some Vodafone mobiles, but be aware there maybe that 20c per txt charge.





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  #110154 12-Feb-2008 19:42
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kfella2000:
hairy1: I don't know if Telecom have anything similar.


I think you can set up an Xtra email address to alert you on your 027 when a new email arrives. I got email notifications of voice messages left on my VFX going to my Vodafone address and it works quite well even see the number of the person who called you in the text as well.


I don't think this works anymore as Telecom has stopped providing this service.  In fact I believe Xtra's email service is now handled by Yahoo!

Anyway, I have a Telecom 027 mobile and unfortunately all of those mentioned Vodafone methods will not work for me on 027.  Anyone here with a Telecom 027 mobile that knows how to do email to sms/text message?

Thanks.

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  #110157 12-Feb-2008 19:52
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As I said etxt is a telecom service you can add to your cellphone to send messages from your domain name.

txtmail is the same service but for vodafone




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  #110160 12-Feb-2008 19:57
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cisconz: As I said etxt is a telecom service you can add to your cellphone to send messages from your domain name.

txtmail is the same service but for vodafone

Hi:

Thanks - I did check out etxt for apparently it's only for businesses and not for an individual - you need to have a business name.  Besides, it costs $99 just to set it up so it's definitely not feasible.  Thanks for the pointer anyway.

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